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RE: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
- From: "Robinow, David" <drobinow at dayton dot adroit dot com>
- To: 'Nicholas Wourms' <nwourms at yahoo dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 17:02:27 -0400
- Subject: RE: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
> From: Nicholas Wourms [mailto:email@example.com]
> Subject: RE: (setup.ini) autoconf requires Perl?
> --- "Robinow, David" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Your statement about autoconf depending on perl is just silly.
> Excuse me, I direct you to "vi /usr/autotools/devel/bin/autoheader".
> Then check out "autom4te" in the same directory. The latter is
> *required* to generate any configure script using autoconf 2.5x.
> Just for the archives and again for the record, perl is *required*
> for autoconf.
Excuse me. My attempt at brevity has led to confusion. I was not
the dependency, I was disputing the contention that autoconf should
not depend on perl because perl is "not a standard unix tool".
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